True Crime

A Cuckold in North Carolina Sued His Wife’s Boyfriend. After Two Years in Court, He Won.

In North Carolina, a husband suspected his wife was cheating on him. His first clue: She asked him for a divorce. His second: A private…

The Spree Killer Who Confessed His Crimes in Biker Fiction

The most common advice you hear about writing is to “write what you know.” This is good advice — unless you’re a murderer, and you…

The FBI Investigator Who Went Undercover to Rescue the Bill of Rights

Do you know why the “Mona Lisa” is the most famous painting in the world? It’s not the mystery of her smile. It’s not the…

Inside the World of Investigators Who Know You’ve Faked Your Death

In the summer of 1996, my mother’s business partner vanished during a sea kayaking trip off the coast of Mexico. Keith, as I’ll call him,…